Entries Tagged as 'Shopping'

The Vitamin Vault at Walgreen’s Bucktown

January 26th, 2015 · No Comments


I posted before about how the Walgreens in Bucktown is in an old bank building. A few weeks ago I was in the area and had to pick something up. I went downstairs saw the Vitamin Vault, which is in the bank’s old vault. Pretty cool!

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Instacart Going Above and Beyond

January 5th, 2015 · No Comments


Personal notes on the shopping bags? Awesome. This shopper was great, actually. She noticed something in my order that she thought was “out of character” and called me to confirm a change. Above and beyond, for sure!

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August 19th, 2014 · 1 Comment


We’ve used the Instacart service at least ten times now. I can’t say enough good things about it! Basically, you’re hiring a personal shopper to go to local stores and get your groceries. The delivery fee is very low (I paid $3 once) or many times free. I think they work it into the grocery pricing, but not so much that I’ve ever noticed things being way more expensive. Then again, I haven’t been to the supermarket for many months now! In Chicago, they’ll go to Whole Foods, Mariano’s, Jewel, Plum Market, Costco, or Stanley’s. Such a great time saver, especially with a baby!

If you want to give Instacart a try, use this link. You’ll get $10 off and I’ll get $5 off!

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